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Add Marcus Gilbert to the list of Steelers who have had surgery this offseason. Gilbert tweeted about his upcoming surgery. Gilbert had an injury to his shoulder that occurred in the game against Indianapolis. It was only Gilbert’s second start of the season. He played with the injury the entire season. He will now have surgery today to repair the injury. Gilbert will be ready for camp.
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Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert announced today on Twitter that he will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday morning. Gilbert noted that he had been playing with the injury all season. It is unclear which shoulder Gilbert will need to get fixed at this time. Gilbert was the Steelers second-round pick out of Florida in the 2011 NFL draft and started 12 regular season...
The recent report by ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen suggest that Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II did not retain offensive coordinator Bruce Arians for 2012 because Rooney wants the team to shift the offense back toward its blue-collar identity of years past. Well, what exactly does he mean by blue-collar identity? That could mean several things, run more, work...
After 11 years in the Burgh, Chris Hoke is retiring a Pittsburgh Steeler. We can’t say this was unexpected but it always sucks to see an awesome guy step away from the game, especially when he was playing such great football.
Ever since ’04 he’s been a staple on the defense, winning two Super Bowls, but he only got to play in six games this year before a neck stinger forced...
In an interview this week, Steelers owner Art Rooney gave at least one reason why Bruce Arians won't be back next year.
Although the official company line on the departure of Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is that he retired, it’s been widely reported that he was actually forced out by Steelers owner Art Rooney II. In an interview on the team’s web site, Rooney declined to get into specifics, but didn’t deny that he’s the reason…
ESPN announced this afternoon that Chris Hoke plans on announcing his retirement at a news conference.
This is a huge blow to the Steelers. A neck injury and subsequent surgery earlier in the season has ended his career. Hoke was a staple for the Steelers as a backup to Hampton at nose tackle.
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Chris Hoke To Retire - Nice Pick, Cowher ...
Pittsburgh Steelers nose guard Chris Hoke has decided to retire after playing 11 seasons for the AFC North organization.
Hoke finished the season on injured reserve with a neck injury.
Hoke will discuss his decision with reporters Thursday morning.
Steelers president Art Rooney II offered a slightly different version about Bruce Arians' departure than the official announcement by the team last week that the offensive coordinator had retired.
Free safety Ryan Clark will join four other Steelers in playing in the Pro Bowl on Sunday.
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Chris Hoke has announced his retirement after 11 seasons in the NFL.